Record breaking container ship at Klaipedos Smelte Terminal
On 09th of August the MSC ASYA berthed at the JSSC Klaipedos Smelte terminal bringing a record size of 336,68 meter-long and 45,60 m. width to the port of Klaipeda. With this size it overtook the previous record holder – the MSC Charleston which visited JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in June.
The volume of 1.333 TEU handled by STS cranes with a loading speed of 94.2 containers per hour for the vessel.
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MSC ASYA: Vessel capacity – 9,178 TEU and a maximum draft – 15,3 m.
In 2011 the terminal has implemented the RBS TOPS terminal operating system to be ready and set for these kind of vessels and operate them with speed and efficiency.